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for this item we have jennifer johnson. >> good morning, jennifer johnson executive director of the civil service commission. before you is certified rates bit civil service commission, certified on october 1st. annually the board of supervisors is required to fix the prevailing wage rates of employees who are employees of contractors performing services for the city and county of san francisco in the areas of public works and construction, motor bus service, janitorial, et cetera. and in establishing the preliminarying wage, the administrative code requires that the civil service commission to certify preliminarying wage data to you. again what have you before you is the vary conducted by the office of labor standards and enforcement, certified by the civil service commission october 1st for your consideration. we have donna levitt from the office of labor standards and enforcement, if you have questions. two exceptions, no. 1 being that the survey has included a review of fringe benefit data as required to a recent administrative code change and the second change being that the survey w
that came from the senate forward. jennifer johnson joins us now from capitol hill. jennifer, republicans have strong feelings about this senate measure. what are the chances we are going to see an up or down vote on this? >> reporter: i would say an up and down vote on the bill the senate passed at 2:00 this morning, very unlikely. the house may take a vote on an amended bill. the senate has just sent word if an amended bill is sent to the senate, the senate will not act on it and this entire fiscal crisis will be passed on to the new congress which comes to work on thursday. >> is that because the -- senate -- for the most part has already left? >> well, senate leaders remain in session and they already decided if there was going to be a vote on the bill that they sent to the house they could do it without a roll call and do it and pass it on to the president. but the house, obviously is not taking a vote all day. they are making it clear her very unhappy with this bill. not enough deficit reduction on the spending cuts in this bill. they don't like the bill. they are now saying they ma
jennifer johnson grow it's been a privilege watch but i didn't watch michael be conceived but i did watch him grow but to know that they were two separate entities that came to be and i think the role of jennifer she was also very helpful in helping me make the transition and helping me understand the benefits and what it means to serve san francisco and how she was just very helpful in that transition and as a family as a collective unit i believe this couple is expemple player in their service ask time. last week i was leaving city hall and i said, how many ebbs do you have tonight and he said are you kidding i'm going home to have dinner with my wife and effect friend. and i said, that is beautiful i have got three toaivet go to. but that is the core that drives sean that family value. you know it's irreplaceable you
to watch his relationship with his wife jennifer johnson grow it's been a privilege watch but i didn't watch michael be conceived but i did watch him grow but to know that they were two separate entities that came to be and i think the role of jennifer she was also very helpful in helping me make the transition and helping me understand the benefits and what it means to serve san francisco and how she was just very helpful in that transition and as a family as a collective unit i believe this couple is expemple player in their service ask time. last week i was leaving city hall and i said, how many ebbs do you have tonight and he said are you kidding i'm going home to have dinner with my wife and effect friend. and i said, that is beautiful i have got three toaivet go to. but that is the core that drives sean that family value. you know it's irreplaceable you cannot make that stuff up. so i'm just going to leave it here and thank you shop i hope i have not made you too uncomfortable but i have really a a very eager pupil at your field watching and learning and hopefully, we will b
to pay for flood insurance claims. jennifer johnson is on the hill where lawmakers have been outraged, baas the bill's passening has been delayed. >> that's right. the new congress began with often emotional, angry testimony from lawmakers demanding more aid for victims of superstorm sandy. lawmakers from the northeast were leaving nothing to chance, furious that money for flood insurance claims have been held up for victims of superstorm sandy. >> they've been suffering. they have suffered long enough. they need to hear from their government. >> this is a total, total disaster in helping those people. >> reporter: the vote was delayed earlier this week by how speaker john boehner unleashing a string of protests, now some republicans claim that the program was out of money, adding to the debt. >> the national flood insurance program is broke. it is beyond broke. it is now taxpayer bailout broke. >> the yays are 354, the nays 67. >> reporter: the bill easily passed but 67 house republicans voted no. another bill will be voted on january 15th, an angry start for the 113th congress with
by an overwhelming majority, the process has come to a screeching halt today on the house side. as jennifer johnson reports, the entire country is waiting to see what the house will do. a tense new year for house speaker john boehner, as he meets with fellow republicans, over whether to okay the fiscal cliff bill passed overwhelmingly by the senate. but gop lead verse not agreed to let the house vote or amend the bill. >> i think more members want this to pass than are willing to vote for it. you also have to be practical about what's the best deal you can get under the circumstances. >> reporter: vice president joe biden was back on the hill after helping to broker the senate deal. it spared the middle class a tax hike but raised taxes on those making over $400,000 a year. jobless benefits from extended for millions of unemployed but massive cuts to the military and other federal agencies were delayed for two months. democrats now the chance to vote on the bill as they say boehner promise. >> until now our speaker has head when the senate acts, we will have a vote in the house. that is what he sai
would start from scratch after the new members are sworn in later this week. jennifer johnson is live on capitol hill tonight with more on the back and forth we have seen all day today. jennifer? >> good evening. that's right. house went into session at noontime today. since then meeting after meeting but no vote. at this point it does not look like there will be a rote on the senate bill that passed at 2:00 a.m. this morning. it does not appear the house will vote on that bill. tense new year for john boehner as he meets with fellow republicans whether to okay the fiscal cliff bill passed overwhelmingly by the senate. >> the yeas are 89. the nays are 8. >> gop lead verse not agreed to let the house vote or amend the bill. >> i think more members want this to pass than are willing to vote for it. that's pair muff. some have principled opposition. you also have to be practical on what's the best deal you can get given the circumstances. >> reporter: vice president joe biden was back on the hill after helping to broker the senate deal. it spared the middle class the tax hike but raised
- controlled house has yet to vote on the deal. jennifer johnson has the details. >> a tense new year for house speaker john boehner as he meets with fellow republicans over whether to ok the fiscal cliff bill passed overwhelmingly by the senate. >> gop leaders have not agreed to allow the house to vote or amended the bill. >> i think more members want this to pass them and are willing to vote for it. you have to be practical about what is the best thing you can do given the circumstances. >> vice president joe biden back >> vice president joe biden back on the hill
obama has already said he's not getting into that debate. jennifer johnson, capitol hill, news4. >>> a water-rich meteorite helped researchers prove that there could be life on mars. the rock, which was formed 2.1 billion years ago has ten times more water than any other martian meteorite. it's been nicknamed black butty and weigh being 11 ounces. >>> the parking lout -- that shows you the tail gaiters there, four hours before the game. this week will be a great day. if you're thinking about heads out this evening, you will need the colts. it's been blowing toward the north all day long, but starting to move into the rest of the region. we're starting to see windchills really dropping. 46 was the high, above the average high of 43. that coming after a low of 27 this morning. the coldest morning we've seen sing february 12th of last year, so a very chilly start to the day, but we ended up pretty good with that sunshine. gusting to 20, even 30 miles an hour. the windchill is at 36 degrees, dropping between around 30 and 32, with those higher gusts. so watch out, if you are outside
for being with us. >> we continue conversation wefawn johnson -- with don johnson and jennifer steinhauer. >> what is the moment you will remember? >> he expressed frustration about the gun hearings he's about to hold. it reflects the difficult position that he is in and the dynamic of the entire democratic caucus. there are a lot of members that come from red states or have a very moderate, pro-gun record. he is in a tough spot himself in terms of protecting and working with his members who are concerneou
" jennifer steinhauer and fawn johnson. let me begin with the comments made this past week as the president outlined his gun strategy. he made a passing reference to violent in media. you said you want to take a closer look at that part of the debate. how can congress legislate morality when it comes to gun violence or movies? >> movies and television and what not the response and not the congress. it to be family members, parents. with my grandchildren there are programs that are not allowed to watch. i think that is right. we should be doing more of that. the industry has to ask itself how glamorous do they make killings, the same in a movie. there's nothing glamorous about somebody being killed. i was at a number of murder scenes when i was a prosecutor. there's nothing glamorous about that. i worry about people glamorizing it. the issue has been raised. we will ask about it. i do not think anybody in the senate has worked harder to defend the first amendment. i do not see a law that will ban of these things. >> after the president announced his initiative and things like to see happen i
. >> patrick leahy, thank you for being with us. >> we continue conversation with fawn johnson and jennifer steinhauer. >> what is the moment you will remember? >> he expressed frustration about the gun hearings he's about to hold. it reflects the difficult position that he is in and the dynamic of the entire democratic caucus. there are a lot of members that come from red states or have a very moderate, pro-gun record. he is in a tough spot himself in terms of protecting and working with his members who are concerned about going too far or doing anything on guns. and also as regarding his role as chairman. he mentions decisions had to go through his committee. dianne feinstein is running an assault weapons bill. she's about to introduce it. other members are interested. he wants to be associated with and control this process but he has to work very carefully. >> you wrote about this about the devil will be the details. >> what is an assault weapon? how do you define it? this is not a surprise, the kinds of questions i am asking, will not be answered immediately. these are the things you ha
today on that score. >> jennifer: when it became clear that he could not get him to turn on hillary clinton he tried to get john kerry to criticize the bengahzi situation, and then he turned it around and made senator johnson look foolish. >> you worked with me then. i'm going on so we can get that behind us so we can find out what happened, then we can move onioned that. can you make that commitment to me. >> senator, in all fairness i think we do know what happened. i think that it is very clear clear--were you at the briefing with the tapes? >> no. >> well, there was a briefing with tapes we all saw those of us who went to it, which made it crystal clear. >> jennifer: calm under pressure, well informed, intelligent, not easily intimidated. john kerry is going to make an excellent secretary of state. joining me now from washington is p.j. crowley. he's former director of public affairs, and he served during the clinton administration. p.j. welcome inside "the war room"." >> a pleasure, governor. >> jennifer: so, how do you think kerry did? >> i think he did fine. he's going to be
. >> jennifer: tell them hilary. i love that kind of passion. but later this afternoon that same senator ron johnson tried to slam hillary clinton for displaying emotion saying she did it to avoidancing questions. this is what he told buzzfeed . . . right. because it's all about you, senator johnson, not the four americans who died. of course. and then it was sensor rand paul's turn. he laid into secretary clinton about her record saying if he were president that he would have fired her, and then he threw in a completely unrelated question. take a listen. >> there is a certain amount of cullablety since the tragedy of 9/11, and i'm glad you are accepting this. is the u.s. involved with any procuring of weapons to buying selling, transferring weapons to turkey out of libya? >> to turkey? i will have to take that question for the record. nobody has ever raised that with me. >> jennifer: the reason why that had the secretary of state confused is because that comes -- that theory about turkey comes from a right-wing conspiracy theory that ambassador chris stevens was someh
that won't be matched any time soon. >> jennifer: while we're watching the inaugustral procession, the first president to actually ride in a bulletproof car was lyndon johnson in 1965, michael shure. the first president to ride in a car at all, excuse me, david shuster, are you there? the first president to ride in a ceremony in a car was warren harding back in 1921. so shuster, can you see from where you are. you've got a unique spot looking back at the capitol. can you see any of that happening? >> yeah, we can see over to constitution avenue. can see the crowds blocked off. we can see the monitor. what i wanted to say about the motorcade is a couple of things. first of all, in order to prepare pennsylvania avenue for this path, they removed something like 25 different stoplights that were on poles and the other thing that they do as part of security is early this morning, the electric company and gas company will go manhole cover by manhole cover, prop them open, make sure nothing is underneath and put a little x of spray paint and we would it shut. they know that pennsylvania
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